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December 18, 2012 9:49:11 PM

I'm building a new computer. Can I partition the hard disk, copy my laptop HD to boot from one partition and run a new windows 7 pro os from the second partition?

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a c 248 D Laptop
a b $ Windows 7
December 18, 2012 9:51:21 PM

Hi :) 

No to the boot from copied laptop hard drive... it wont work....

All the best Brett :) 
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a b D Laptop
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December 18, 2012 9:52:51 PM

No. That would be both a violation of the Windows EULA, but it would also BSOD when you tried to boot it. Assuming you managed to get it to boot, it would need to be activated again and would fail.
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December 18, 2012 10:19:12 PM

Thanks for the aswsers...saved me a bunch of time...
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December 18, 2012 10:19:59 PM

Thanks for the aswsers...saved me a bunch of time...
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December 29, 2012 12:20:37 AM

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